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Polar Motifs - Jan Mayen Island - Set

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  • 21.02.2020
  • Magnus Rakeng
  • Joh. Enschedé Security Print
  • Offset
  • NOK 27: Beerenberg volcano on Jan Mayen, NOK 45: Weather balloon launch
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About Polar Motifs - Jan Mayen Island

Although it sits relatively isolated in the north-western part of the Norwegian Sea, Jan Mayen island was probably discovered as early as the Viking Age. The island is partly covered by a glacier and home to the world's most northerly active volcano. With its 2,277 metres, Beerenberg, as the volcano is called, is also one of Norway's highest mountains.

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